Re: [CR] Fw: RE: Anyone heard of a builder "Rubuzzi" from Houston?

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Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2010 05:22:54 -0800 (PST)
From: "jim sikking" <jimsikking@yahoo.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Fw: RE: Anyone heard of a builder "Rubuzzi" from Houston?


Below is my attempt to forward to the list, some comments from Hank Cunningham.

Jim Sikking SA TX
> Here's what Hank at Helotes Bikes
> near San Antonio, Tx has to say. Hank worked at Boone's and
> at the Campagnolo distributor in Houston long ago.
> Jim
> SA TX
>
> --- On Fri, 3/12/10, Hank <helobike@texas.net>
> wrote:
>
> > From: Hank <helobike@texas.net>
> > Subject: RE: [CR] Anyone heard of a builder "Rubuzzi"
> from Houston?
> > To: "'jim sikking'" <jimsikking@yahoo.com>
> > Date: Friday, March 12, 2010, 9:25 AM
> > Jim,
> >
> > I knew of several builders in the area.Ray
> Gasiorowski,Bill
> > Moore,Hans
> > Schneider and there was a guy in Galveston who called
> > himself "Via
> > Cycles".Oh yeah,John Hood who grew up and actually was
> in
> > business with the
> > Taylor Brothers.He built tig bikes with steep
> angles.Never
> > heard of
> > "Rubuzzi",though.
> >
> > Hank
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jim sikking [mailto:jimsikking@yahoo.com]
> >
> > Sent: Friday, March 12, 2010 8:56 AM
> > To: Hank Cunningham
> > Subject: Re: [CR] Anyone heard of a builder "Rubuzzi"
> from
> > Houston?
> >
> > Hank,
> > Saw these posts on Classic Rendezvous.
> > Jim
> >
> > --- On Fri, 3/12/10, Tom Forbes <tfbike@hotmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > From: Tom Forbes <tfbike@hotmail.com>
> > > Subject: Re: [CR] Anyone heard of a builder
> "Rubuzzi"
> > from Houston?
> > > To: "oroboyz@aol.com"
> > <oroboyz@aol.com>
> > > Cc: "classicrendezvous@bikelist.org"
> > <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > > Date: Friday, March 12, 2010, 8:49 AM
> > > Doesn't ring any bells but I will ask
> > > around. I started into bikes early '80s, and
> Romic was
> > the
> > > only well known builder, but who knows about
> smaller
> > ones.
> > > Joy Boone of Boone Cycles has been around since
> mid
> > '70s, I
> > > will call her later.
> > > Tom Forbes
> > > Houston, Texas.
> > >
> > > Sent from my toaster
> > >
> > > On Mar 12, 2010, at 8:37 AM, oroboyz@aol.com
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > I attended the Bike Summit in Washington DC
> this
> > week
> > > and had a fellow talk about a custom bike he
> bought in
> > 1973
> > > or so by a builder named "Rubuzzi" or similar
> from
> > Houston,
> > > Texas. This was a new one to me, has anyone
> > information
> > > about this?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Dale Brown
> > > > Greensboro, North Carolina USA